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State aid estimates released: Mixed results for local schools


Eau Claire (WQOW) - School funding received a boost in the new, two-year state budget.  State aid is up more than 1%, but more than half of the districts in the state will receive less aid for the upcoming school year, compared to last year.

The Eau Claire Area School District would receive $58.3 million, which is $3 million more than last year.

Here's a rundown of what some other area schools would receive:

Chippewa Falls: $27.3 million ($173K increase)

Menomonie: $18,6 million ($646K increase)

Altoona: $10.5 million ($702K increase)

Augusta: $4.1 million ($40K increase)

Barron: $12.1 million ($1.1 million increase)

Bloomer: $7.2 million ($98K increase)

Bruce: $2.4 million ($109K increase)

Cadott: $5.3 million ($86K decrease)

Cameron: $5.9 million ($56K increase)

Chetek-Weyerhaeuser: $4.1 million ($138K decrease)

Colfax: $5.1 million ($86K increase)

Cornell: $2.9 million ($118K decrease)

Cumberland: $3.6 million ($59K increase)

Durand: $5.1 million ($25K increase)

Eleva-Strum: $4 million ($213K increase)

Elk Mound: $7.9 million ($230K increase)

Fall Creek: $5.6 million ($46K decrease)

Ladysmith: $7 million ($60K decrease) 

Lake Holcombe: $459K ($81K decrease) 

New Auburn: $488K ($87K decrease) 

Osseo-Fairchild: $6.7 million ($125K decrease) 

Rice Lake: $10.3 million ($65K increase)

Stanley-Boyd: $6.1 million ($232K decrease) 


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